Lipoprotein A:  What is it and why you should be tested for it

Lipoprotein A: What is it and why you should be tested for it

Not all cholesterol risk is explained by LDL (bad) cholesterol levels. It turns out there’s another factor that impacts the significance of any LDL number obtained. That factor is Lipoprotein A also known as Lp(a). Bob Harper, the celebrity trainer on America’s Biggest Loser, learned about this risk factor the...
How many antioxidants do you need?

How many antioxidants do you need?

You can think of your cells as having little engines.  Burning the fuel we put in to run.  And just like car engines create toxic exhaust, our cells create toxic free radicals as part of their energy generating process.  Build up too much free radical exhaust, and you start to...

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